Saumu is a married woman with four children, all of whom are in school. She owns a house that has neither electricity nor piped water.
Saumu has operated a retail shop business for the past year, selling household consumables like wheat flour, maize flour and sugar. She faces a major challenge of price fluctuations.
With the loan she is requesting, she wants to purchase stock of sugar, rice, maize flour and wheat flour. She decided to join Yehu to access loans to boost her business.
About Yehu Microfinance Trust
This loan is administered by Yehu Microfinance Trust, which was founded in 1998 as a project of CHOICE Humanitarian Kenya. In July 2007, Yehu became a separate entity from CHOICE and was registered as a trust. Since then, Yehu has expanded to cover over half of Kenya’s 13 coastal districts.